narcotise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v narcotise administer narcotics to
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

She felt as though she were in a refuge from the world, and as though her conscience was being narcotised.
"The Lion's Share" by E. Arnold Bennett
But the patient is neither in the state of asphyxia, nor is he narcotised, nor drunk.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
Thus the conscience of the nation is narcotised.
"Stand Up, Ye Dead" by Norman Maclean
On the other hand, it must not be forgotten that not a few individuals are unable to take even one-third of a grain without being narcotised.
"Memoranda on Poisons" by Thomas Hawkes Tanner
***